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Orders for U.S. business equipment unexpectedly declined in May by the most in three months, pointing to weakness in investment even before the likely damage to confidence stemming from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
Consumer purchases moderated last month after the biggest advance since August 2009 as American households realigned outlays with slower income growth. more
Officials celebrated Azores Airlines’ inaugural flight from Ponta Delgada in the Azores to T.F. Green Airport at noon today. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
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MassChallenge will receive $100,000 through an Innovation Matching Grant to help Rhode Island create a “powerful innovation brand” and build its reputation as “an ideal state for entrepreneurship.” more
A turn of the century mansion once owned by the Breck shampoo creator has sold in Watch Hill, at $7.6 million. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to the lowest level since mid-April, signaling labor market stability amid a shaky global economy. more
John Nimmo is senior housing counselor at NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley, a community development corporation that serves several communities in northern Rhode Island. He was praised recently by state officials for helping to direct homeowners having difficulty paying their mortgages to a nonprofit program, the SUN Initiative, which allows them to sell and repurchase their houses under more affordable terms. more
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